This year’s Youth Entrepreneur Program aims to provide a FREE 7 week youth development and leadership skills program aimed at supporting and empowering the City of L.A.’s youth. (16-24yrs old) The program will provide engaging and activity-based workshops that will provide participants the skills needed to begin a successful career and start their own business. The youth will learn about the different types of business entities, licenses/permits, how to strategically market their services/product, the importance of networking and communication, social skills, how to manage finances (personal/business), the importance of access to capital and credit, and the creation of their individualized business plan and resume.
The program is being supported by L.A. Mayor, hosted by the State Assembly, organized/planned and facilitated by the Economic & Workforce Development Department, City of L.A. Business Source, and ICON CDC.
The program will take place at the Van Nuys State Building located at 6150 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91401